NPD Buyer

26 Jun 2019
24 Jul 2019
Contract Type
We are looking to hire an NPD Buyer to drive the key processes related to product development purchases as a member of the Greencore Food to Go purchasing team

Package descriptionCompetitive

Main responsibilities

Ensure that product development purchases are aligned with material strategy and operate in support of Divisional innovation agenda

Ensure that new launch product costs are optimised

Help to integrate the NPD should cost model

Establish and monitor information sources/data, and forecast prices, to ensure accurate business forecasting, and support of product development teams and costing processes

Participate in purchasing team on any ad hoc projects as required by the business.

Contribute ideas and information to support the effective operation of a manufacturing unit to ensure that activities are aligned and focused on common goals

Support with Greencore Purchasing Excellence and End to End initiatives

Keep engaged with potential new suppliers and emerging trends

Organise development review days with key suppliers and potential new suppliers.

Visiting suppliers to assess their capabilities and to develop relationships.

Ideal candidate

Degree Calibre

Proficient in Microsoft office suite

Full UK driving licence

Strong numerical skills

Strong relationship/ communication skills

Purchasing or Product Development experience within Food Manufacturing or FMCG

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